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Helping Our Children

Help children channel their excess energy and
reduce stress through daily exercise. A walk, bike ride, or game of hide and seek
(indoors or out) are just a few examples of ways to keep children active.
Below are a few free online resources to help keep kids moving...

Supporting Families

Webinar: Positive & Productive Childcare While the Kids are Not in School

Child Mind Institute , transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
  • Sign up for free daily tips about how to support kids during the COVID-19 crisis. Our clinicians will share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, and much more.
  • Twice daily FB Live Video Chats feature our expert clinicians answering your questions. M-F 8am and 3:30pm Central / 7a, and 2:30pm Mountain.
  • Comprehensive resources for parents@

Webinar: Quaran-Teens with ADHD: Troubleshooting Learning, Motivation, and Organization Problems . April 2 at 12 pm CT/11am MT. While specific to ADHD, strategies will apply to teens with learning disabilities and many other diagnoses. Sign up and you will receive the free webinar replay link.

U.S. Dept of Education COVID-19 Guidance. Updated regularly.

Every Friday

10am MST / 11am CST

Meet online with other parents and guardians to discuss topics in a fun, safe, and collaborative digital space.
This e-publication was developed under grants from the U.S. Department of Education Project Grant H328M140021 and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Grant H84MC07994, Family to Family Health Information Center, $96,750; and approximately 5% financed with non-governmental resources. The contents should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by US Department of Education, HRSA, HHS or the Federal Government.